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2014

S. Jahdi, O. A. Alatise, P. A. Mawby, "Modeling of the Turn-Off Transient Switching Energy in SiC Schottky Diodes", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), pp.1,1, 14-18 Sept. 2014, (Accepted)

R. Bonyadi, O. A. Alatise, S. Jahdi, J. Hu, P. A. Mawby, "Investigating the Reliability of SiC MOSFET Body Diodes using Fourier Series Modelling", IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), pp.1,1, 14-18 Sept. 2014, (Accepted)

C. A. Fisher, M. R. Jennings, Y. K. Sharma, D. P. Hamilton, S. M. Thomas, F. Li, P. M. Gammon, A. Pérez-Tomás, S. E. Burrows and P. A. Mawby, "On the electrical performance of lifetime-enhanced 4H-silicon carbide PiN diodes”, Accepted for presentation at the 12th International Seminar on Power Semiconductors (ISPS), Prague, August 2014.

Jahdi, S.; Alatise, O.; Mawby, P., "Switching Energy Modeling in IGBT Controlled Silicon PiN Diodes", Power Electronics and Applications (EPE), 16th European Conference on, pp.1,10, 26-28 Aug. 2014 (Accepted)

C. A. Fisher, M. R. Jennings, Y. K. Sharma, D. P. Hamilton, S. M. Thomas, F. Li, P. M. Gammon, A. Pérez-Tomás, S. E. Burrows and P. A. Mawby, "On the application of novel high temperature oxidation processes to enhance the performance of high voltage silicon carbide PiN diodes”, Accepted for presentation at EPE '14-ECCE Europe, Finland, August 2014.

C. A. Fisher, M. R. Jennings, Y. K. Sharma, V. A. Shah, F. Li, P. M. Gammon, S. M. Thomas, S. E. Burrows and P. A. Mawby, "Development of 4H-silicon carbide PiN diodes with enhanced carrier lifetimes", Accepted for presentation at the 2014 De Beers Diamond Conference, University of Warwick, UK, July 2014.

C. A. Fisher, M. R. Jennings, Y. K. Sharma, S. M. Thomas, F. Li, P. M. Gammon, A. Pérez-Tomás, D. P. Hamilton, S. E. Burrows and P. A. Mawby, "On the application of a novel combined implant activation anneal / SiO2 passivation process for 4H-SiC PiN diodes", 56th Electronic Materials Conference (EMC), Santa Barbara, USA, June 2014.

F. Li, Y. K. Sharma, C. A. Fisher, S. M. Thomas, P. Mawby et al, “Activation of nitrogen in 3C-SiC/Si with SiO2 as a capping layer”, 56th Electronic Materials Conference (EMC), Santa Barbara, USA, June 25-27, 2014

Y. K. Sharma, F. Li, S. M. Thomas, P. Mawby et al, “High-temperature thermal oxidation and N2O passivation of the 3C-SiC/SiO2 interface”, 56th Electronic Materials Conference (EMC 2014), Santa Barbara, USA, June 25-27, 2014

F. Li, Y. K. Sharma, C. A. Fisher, M. R. Jennings and P. A. Mawby, "A novel 3C-SiC on Si power Schottky diode design and modelling", in Proceedings of the Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting 2014, vol. 1693, 2014.

D. P Hamilton, M. R. Jennings, C. A. Fisher, Y. K. Sharma, S. J. York and P. A. Mawby, "Characteristics and ageing of SiC MOSFETs operated at very high temperatures", in Proceedings of the Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting 2014, vol. 1693, 2014.

S. M. Thomas, Y. Sharma, M. R. Jennings, P. A. Mawby et al., “Impact of oxidation temperature on the interface trap density in 4H-SiC MOS capacitors” Mater. Sci. Forums (2014)

2013

P.M. Gammon, C. A. Fisher, V. A. Shah, M. R. Jennings, A. Perez-Tomas, S. E. Burrows, M. Myronov, D. R. Leadley and P. A. Mawby "The Cryogenic Testing and Characterisation of SiC PiN Diodes" International Conference on Silicon-Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM), Miyazaki, Japan, 2013

M. R. Jennings, C. A. Fisher, D. Walker, A. Sanchez, A. Perez-Tomas, D. P. Hamilton, P. M. Gammon, S. E. Burrows, S. M. Thomas, Y. K. Sharma, F. Li and P. A. Mawby "On the Ti3SiC2 Metallic Phase Formation for Robust p-type 4H-SiC Ohmic Contacts" International Conference on Silicon-Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM), Miyazaki, Japan, 2013

H. Rong, F. Li, Y. K. Sharma, M. R. Jennings and P. A. Mawby "4H-SiC Schottky Diode Avalanche Breakdown Voltage Estimation by Simulation and Experimental Analysis" International Conference on Silicon-Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM), Miyazaki, Japan, 2013

S. M. Thomas, Y. K. Sharma, M. R. Jennings, C. A. Fisher and P. A. Mawby "Impact of Oxidation Temperature on the Interface Trap Density in 4H-SiC MOS Capacitors" International Conference on Silicon-Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM), Miyazaki, Japan, 2013

Y. K. Sharma, A. C. Ahyi, T. Isaacs-Smith, A. Modic, Y. Xu, E. Garfunkel, M. R. Jennings, C. A. Fisher, S. M. Thomas, P. A. Mawby, S. Dhar, L. C. Feldman, J. R. Williams "Thin PSG process for 4H-SiC MOSFET" International Conference on Silicon-Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM), Miyazaki, Japan, 2013


2012

M.R. Jennings, A. Perez-Tomas, A. Severino, P. Ward, A. Bashir, C.A. Fisher, S.M. Thomas, P.M. Gammon, B.T. Donnellan, H. Rong, D.P. Hamilton, P.A. Mawby, "Innovative 3C-SiC on SiC via Direct Wafer Bonding" European Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials (ECSCRM), St. Petersburg, Russia, 2012

P.M. Gammon, A. Perez-Tomas, M.R. Jennings, A.M. Sanchez, C.A. Fisher, S.M. Thomas, B.T. Donnellan, P.A. Mawby, "Bipolar conduction across a wafer bonded p-n Si/SiC heterojunction" European Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials (ECSCRM), St. Petersburg, Russia, 2012

B.T. Donnellan, P.A. Mawby, M. Rahimo, L. Storasta, "Introducing a 1200V Vertical Merged IGBT and Power MOSFET: The HUBFET" IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), 2012


2011

C.A. Fisher, M.R. Jennings, A.T. Bryant, A. Pérez-Tomás, P.M. Gammon, P. Brosselard, P. Godignon, and P.A. Mawby, "Physical Modelling of 4H-SiC PiN Diodes”, International Conference on Silicon-Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM), Cleveland, USA, 2011

N-A. Parker-Allotey, O. Alatise, D. Hamilton, P. Mawby, R. Nash and R. Magill “Improved Energy Efficiency using an IGBT/SiC-Schottky Diode Pair” International Conference on Silicon-Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM), Cleveland, USA, 2011

H. Huang, A.T. Bryant, P.A. Mawby, "Electro-thermal modelling of three phase inverter" European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, Birmingham, UK, 2011

X. Luo, H. Sun and J. Wang "An Energy Efficient Pneumatic-electrical System and Control Strategy Development", American Control Conference, San Francisco , USA, 2011.

O. Alatise, N-A. Parker-Allotey, M.R. Jennings, P. Mawby, I. Kennedy and G. Petkos, "Trench Depth Optimization for Energy Efficient Discrete Power Trench MOSFETs" at European Solid State Device Research Conference (ESSDERC) , Helsinki, 2011

O. Alatise, N-A. Parker-Allotey, P. Mawby, I. Kennedy and G. Petkos, "Super-Junction Trench MOSFETs for Improved Energy Conversion Efficiency" at IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT), Manchester, UK, 2011

N-A. Parker-Allotey, O. Alatise, D. Hamilton, M.R. Jennings, P. Mawby, R. Nash and R. Magill "Conduction and Switching Loss Comparison Between an IGBT/Si-PiN Diode Pair and an IGBT/SiC-Schottky Diode" at IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT), Manchester, UK, 2011

 

2010

B.T. Donnellan, P.A. Mawby and A.T. Bryant, "Modelling of current sharing in paralleled current limiting superjunction MOSFETs with common gate drives", 10th International Seminar on Power Semiconductors (ISPS), Prague, 1-3 September 2010.

K. K. Leong, A. T. Bryant and P. A. Mawby "Power MOSFET Operation at Cryogenic Temperatures: Comparison between HEXFET (R), MDMesh (TM) and CoolMOS (TM)" 22nd International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs, Hiroshima Japan, 6-10 June 2010.

X. Luo, J. Wang and H. Sun "Control and Energy Efficiency Analysis for a Pneumatic-electrical System", Proceedings of the 8th UKACC International Conference on Control, Coventry, U.K., 2010.

H. Sun, J. Wang, S. Guo and X. Luo "Study on Energy Storage Hybrid Wind Power Generation System", Proceedings of World Congress on Engineering, London, U.K., 2010.

 

2009

X. Luo, H. Sun and J. Wang "Air Leakage Study for Energy Efficiency Improvement of a Pneumatic-electricity Conversion System", Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Automation and Computing, Luton, U.K., 2009.

H. Sun, X. Luo, J. Wang and S. Hillmansen "Modelling and Simulation Study of a New Hybrid Wind Turbine System" Proceedings of the 20th International Conference of Systems Engineering, Coventry , U.K., 2009.

P. M. Gammon, A. Perez-Tomas, M. R. Jennings, G. J. Roberts, V. A. Shah, J. A. Covington and P. A. Mawby "Germanium-Silicon Carbide Heterojunction Diodes - a study in device characteristics with increasing layer thickness and deposition temperature" 13th International Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials, Nurnberg Germany, 11-16 October 2009.

M. R. Jennings, A. Perez-Tomas, O. J. Guy, M. Lodzinski, P. Gammon, S. Burrows, J. A. Covington and P. A. Mawby "Silicon-on-SiC, a Novel Semiconductor Structure for Power Devices" 13th International Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials, Nurnberg Germany, 11-16 October 2009.

C. F. Tong, P. A. Mawby and J. A. Covington "Field Balanced' SG-RSO structure showing tremendous potential for low voltage Trench MOSFETs" 13th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, Barcelona Spain, 8-10 September 2009.

M. M. R. Ahmed and P. A. Mawby " Design Specification of a 270 V 100 A Solid-State Power Controller Suitable for Aerospace Applications"13th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, Barcelona Spain, 8-10 September 2009.

I. R. Swan, A. T. Bryant, N.-A. Parker-Allotey and P. A. Mawby "3-D Thermal Simulation of Power Module Packaging" IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition San Jose, California USA, 20-24 September 2009

S. Y. Yang, A.T. Bryant, P. A. Mawby, D. W. Xiang, L. Ran and P. Tavner "An Industry-Based Survey of Reliability in Power Electronic Converters" IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition San Jose, California USA, 20-24 September 2009

A.T. Bryant, M. R. Jennings, N.-A. Parker-Allotey, P. A. Mawby, A. Pérez-Tomás, P. Brosselard, P. Godignon, X. Jorda, J. Milian, P. R. Palmer, E. Santi and J. L. Hudgins "Physical Modelling of Large Area 4H-SiC PiN Diodes" IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition San Jose, California USA, 20-24 September 2009

C. F. Tong, I. Cortes, P. A. Mawby, J. A. Covington and F. Morancho "Static and Dynamic Analysis of Split-Gate. RESURF Stepped Oxide (RSO) MOSFETs for 35 V Applications" 7th Spanish Conference on Electron Devices, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 11-13 February 2009.

 
2008

O.J. Guy, A. Perez-Tomas, M.R. Jennings, M. Lodzinski, A. Castaing, P.A. Mawby, J.A. Covington, S.P. Wilks, R. Hammond, D. Connolly, S. Jones, J. Hopkins, T. Wilby, N. Rimmer, K. Baker, S. Conway and S. Evans "Investigation of Si/4H-SiC Hetero-Junction Growth and Electrical Properties" 7th European Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials, Barcelona Spain, 7-11 September 2008

M.M.R. Ahmed and P.A. Mawby, "Analysis of Parallel CoolMOS Under Saturation-Mode". Proceedings of the 34th annual conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florida USA, 10-13 November 2008.

M.M.R. Ahmed, "A Method For Predicting IGBT Junction Temperature Under Transient Condition". Proceedings of the 34th annual conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Florida USA, 10-13 November 2008.

I.R. Swan, A.T. Bryant and P.A. Mawby, "Fast Thermal Models for Power Device Packaging". Proceedings of the IEEE Industry-Applications-Society Annual Meeting , Alberta Canada, 5-9 October 2008.

M.M.R. Ahmed, N-A. Parker-Allotey and P.A. Mawby, “Characterization of the Static and Dynamic Behavior of a SiC BJT”, Proceedings of the 13th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, Poznan, Poland, 1-3 September 2008.

M.M.R. Ahmed, “Solid State Controller for Improving Connection and Disconnection of Induction Generator from the Grid”, Proceedings of the 13th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, Poznan, Poland, 1-3 September 2008.

A.T. Bryant, G.J. Roberts and P.A. Mawby, "Development of a Compact Model of the GaN HEMT for Power Switching Applications". 9th International Seminar on Power Semiconductors, Prague, Czech Republic, 27-29 August 2008.

K. Leong, A.T. Bryant and P.A. Mawby, "Status & Trends of Devices Technology for Cryogenic Power Electronics". 9th International Seminar on Power Semiconductors, Prague, Czech Republic, 27-29 August 2008.

M. R. Jennings, A. Pérez-Tomas, P. M. Gammon, M. Davis, T. P. Chow and P. A. Mawby, "Layered Metal and Highly Doped MBE Si Contacts for 4H-SiC Power Devices". 9th International Seminar on Power Semiconductors, Prague, Czech Republic, 27-29 August 2008.

C.F. Tong, P.A. Mawby, J. A. Covington and A. Pérez-Tomás, "Investigation on Split-Gate RSO MOSFET for 30V Breakdown". 9th International Seminar on Power Semiconductors, Prague, Czech Republic, 27-29 August 2008.

B. Du, J.L. Hudgins, E. Santi, A.T. Bryant, P.R. Palmer, and H.A. Mantooth, "Transient Thermal Analysis of Power Devices Based on Fourier-series Thermal Model." Power Electronics Specialists Conference, Rhodes, 15-19 June 2008.

M.M.R. Ahmed, “Comparison Between two Solid State Fault Current Limiters in Distribution Network". The 4th International Conference on Power Electronics Machine and Drives, York, UK, 2-4 April 2008.

X. Luo, N. Jia, L. Shpanin, J. Wang "An Energy Efficient Pneumatic-Electricity System" Proceedings of the 11th Mechatronics Forum Biennial International Conference, Limerick , Ireland, 2008.

L. Shpanin, X. Luo, N. Jia, Y. Yin and J. Wang "Study of a Pneumatic System for Energy Saving by Recycling Exhaust Compressed Air" Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Automation and Computing, Brunel University, West London, U.K., 2008.

Y. Yin, X. Luo, S. Guo, Z. Zhou and J. Wang "A Battery Charging Control Strategy for Renewable Energy Generation System" Proceedings of World Congress on Engineering, London, U.K., 2008.

X. Luo, J. Wang, L. Shpanin, N. Jia, G. Liu and A. Zinober "Development of a Mathematical Model for Vane-type Air Motors with Arbitrary N Vanes" Proceedings of World Congress on Engineering, London, U.K., 2008.

 

2007

A.T. Bryant, P.R. Palmer, E. Santi, J.L. Hudgins and P.A. Mawby, "Review of Advanced Power Device Models for Converter Design and Simulation". Invited paper, ICTES Conf. Rec., Chennai, India, December 2007.

A. Binder and A. Muetze, “Scaling effects of inverter-induced bearing currents in ac machines,” invited paper Proceedings of the IEEE 5th International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), pp. 1477-1483, Antalya, Turkey, May 2-5, 2007.

A. McGordon, A.T. Bryant, P.A. Jennings, and P.A. Mawby. Inverter temperature rise predictions in a heavy duty vehicle for a range of hybrid electric vehicle architectures. In EVS Conf. Rec., Anaheim, December 2007.

A. Muetze and B.S. Heng, “Low-cost low-power test-bed for experimental investigation of common-mode chokes for high-power applications,” Proceedings of the IEEE 5th International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), pp. 1582-1586, Antalya, Turkey, May 2-5, 2007.

A. Muetze and Y.C. Tan, “Modeling and analysis of the technical performance of dc-motor electric bicycle drives based on bicycle road test data,” Proceedings of the IEEE 5th International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), pp. 1574-1581, Antalya, Turkey, May 2-5, 2007.

A. Muetze and H.W. Oh, “Application of static charge dissipation to mitigate electric discharge bearing currents,” Proceedings of the IEEE 5th International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), pp. 1059-1066, Antalya, Turkey, May 2-5, 2007.

A. Muetze and H.W. Oh, “Design aspects of conductive microfiber rings for shaft grounding purposes,” Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE IAS Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, paper no. 08p1, 8 pages, September 23-27, 2007.

A. Pérez-Tomás, M. R. Jennings, M. Davis, V. Shah, T. Grasby, J. A. Covington, P. A. Mawby, “Characterisation of p-n and n-n heterojunction diodes with high doped MBE Si on 4H-SiC”, Proceedings of WOCSDICE 07, May 20-23, 2007, Venice, Italy.

A. Pérez-Tomás, M. R. Jennings, M. Davis, V. Shah, T. Grasby, J. A. Covington, P. A. Mawby, “Characterisation of MBE Si/SiC heterojunction diodes”, Proceedings of WASMPE 07, Jul 5-6, 2007, Oblia, Italy.

A.T. Bryant, G.J. Roberts, A. Walker and P.A. Mawby, "Fast Inverter Loss Simulation and Silicon Carbide Device Evaluation for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Drives", 4th Power Conversion Conference, Nagoya, Japan, April 2007.

C. R. Sullivan and A. Muetze, “Simulation model of common-mode chokes for high-power applications,” Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE IAS Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, paper no. 50p6, 6 pages, September 23-27, 2007.

E. Starschich and A. Muetze, “Comparison of the performances of different geared brush-less-dc motor drives for electric bicycles,” Proceedings of the IEEE 5th International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), pp. 140-147, Antalya, Turkey, May 2-5, 2007.

E. Starschich and A. Muetze, “Operating area analysis of direct and geared brushless-dc motor drives for electric bicycles,” Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE IAS Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, paper no. 60p4, 8 pages, September 23-27, 2007.

G.J. Roberts, A.T. Bryant and P.A. Mawby, T. Ueta, T. Nisijima and K. Hamada, "Evaluation of Silicon Carbide Devices for Hybrid Vehicle Drives", EPE Conference, September 2007

J. G. Vining and A. Muetze, “Governmental regulation of ocean wave energy converter installations,” Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE IAS Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, paper no. 21p1, 8 pages, September 23-27, 2007.

J. G. Vining and A. Muetze, “Economic factors and incentives for ocean wave energy conversion,” Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE IAS Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, paper no. 21p2, 8 pages, September 23-27, 2007.

Jovanovic M. and Ahmed M.M.R., Sensorless speed control strategy for brushless doubly-fed reluctance machines, IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference, Antalya, Turkey, May 2007. Vol. 2, pp. 1514-1519.

L. Lu, Z. Chen, A.T. Bryant, E. Santi, J.L. Hudgins, and P.R. Palmer. Modeling of MOS-side carrier injection in trench-gate IGBTs. In IAS Conf. Rec., New Orleans, September 2007.

M. R. Jennings, A. Pérez-Tomás, M. Davis, J. A. Covington, T. Grasby, T. P. Chow, O. J. Guy and P. A. Mawby, “Innovative Contact Formation to 4H-SiC”, Proceedings of WASMPE 07, Jul 5-6, 2007, Oblia, Italy.

M.M.R. Ahmed and P.A. Mawby, “Smart Solid state aircraft circuit breaker”, University Technology Strategic Partnership (UTSP) in Power and Actuation, 27 September 2007, Nottingham University, UK.

N-A. Parker-Allotey, C.Y. Leong, R. McMahon, P.R. Palmer, A.T. Bryant, and W. Dunford. "Development and testing of a drive system for electric vehicles. In IAS Conf. Rec., New Orleans, September 2007.

P. A. Mawby, A. Pérez-Tomás, M. R. Jennings, M. Davis, J. A. Covington, V. Shah, and T. Grasby, “Molecular Beam Epitaxy Si/4H-SiC heterojunction diodes”, Proceedings of IWPSD 2007, Dec 16-20, 2007, Mumbai, India.

 

2006 

A. Muetze and K. Hameyer, “Teaching and learning the finite element method – experiences with a diverse student body,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Electromagnetics (CEM), April 4-6, 2006.

H. DeGersem, A. Muetze, A. Binder, and T. Weiland, “Finite-element simulation of the common-mode flux in inverter-fed induction machines,” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Electromagnetics (CEM), April 4-6, 2006.

P.A. Mawby, A.T. Bryant, P.R. Palmer, E. Santi, and J.L. Hudgins. High speed electro-thermal models for inverter simulations. In MIEL Conf. Rec., Belgrade, May 2006.

G. Venkataramanan and A. Muetze, “Spanning the authenticity continuum in power engineering education,” Proceedings of the 113th ASEE Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2006.

G. Venkataramanan and A. Muetze, “Features of a constructivist microclimate situated in a behaviorist learning environment at a university-based engineering research consortium,” Proceedings of the 113th ASEE Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2006.

Z.Wang, J.Wu, P.R. Palmer, A.T. Bryant, E. Santi, and J.L. Hudgins. Implementation and comparison of models of converter grade thyristors for system simulation. In PESC Conf. Rec., Jeju, June 2006.

M. R. Jennings, A. Pérez-Tomás, D. Walker, L. Zhu, P. Losee, W. Huang, S. Balachandran, O. J. Guy, J. A. Covington, T. P. Chow, and P. A. Mawby, “Development of low resistance stacked metal contacts to p-type 4HSiC”, Proceedings of ECSCRM 06, September 3-7, 2006, Newcastle, UK.

A. Pérez-Tomás, M. R. Jennings, P. A. Mawby, J. A. Covington, P. Godignon, J. Millán, and N. Mestres, “SiC MOSFET channel mobility dependence on substrate doping and temperature considering high density of interface traps”, Proceedings of ECSCRM 06, September 3-7, 2006, Newcastle, UK.

M.M.R. Ahmed, and G.A.Putrus, ”Fuzzy Logic Speed Control of D.C. Motors Fed by Single-Ended Primary inductance Converters (SEPIC), Proceeding of the 41st University Power Electronics Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2006, Vol. 1, pp. 343-347.

A. Muetze and C. R. Sullivan, “Simplified design of common-mode chokes for reduction of motor ground Currents in inverter drives,” Proceedings of the 41st IEEE IAS Annual Conference, vol. 5, pp. 2304-2311, Tampa, FL, October 8-12, 2006.

A. Muetze and J. G. Vining, “Ocean wave energy conversion – a survey,” Proceedings of the 41st IEEE IAS Annual Conference, vol. 3, pp. 1410-1417, Tampa, FL, October 8-12, 2006.

A.T. Bryant, P.A. Mawby, P.R. Palmer, E. Santi, and J.L. Hudgins. Exploration of power device reliability using compact thermal models and fast electro-thermal simulation. In IAS Conf. Rec., Tampa, October 2006.

L. Lu, A. Bryant, E. Santi, J.L. Hudgins, and P.R. Palmer. Physical modeling and parameter extraction procedure for p-i-n diodes with lifetime control. In IAS Conf. Rec., Tampa, October 2006.

L. Lu, A.T. Bryant, E. Santi, J.L. Hudgins, and P.R. Palmer. Physics-based model of IGBT including MOS side two-dimensional e®ects. In IAS Conf. Rec., Tampa, October 2006.

B. Du, J.L. Hudgins, A.T. Bryant, E. Santi, and P.R. Palmer. Expanded thermal model for IGBT modules. In IAS Conf. Rec., Tampa, October 2006.

J. Wu, Z. Wang, P.R. Palmer, A.T. Bryant, D. Remy, E. Santi, and J.L. Hudgins. Experiment and simulation studies of current distribution in paralleled thyristors. In IAS Conf. Rec., Tampa, October 2006.

Y.Wang, P.R. Palmer, T.C. Lim, S.J. Finney, and A.T. Bryant. Real-time optimization of IGBT/diode cell switching under active voltage control. In IAS Conf. Rec., Tampa, October 2006.

A.T. Bryant, A.Walker, and P.A. Mawby. Fast inverter loss simulation for hybrid electric vehicle drives. In IET Hybrid Vehicle Conf. Rec., pages 53{66, Warwick, December 2006.

 

2005

A. Muetze and A. Binder, “Calculation of motor capacitances for prediction of discharge bearing currents in machines of inverter-based drive systems,” Proceedings of the 5th InternationalElectric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), pp. 264-270, San Antonio, TX, May 15-18, 2005.

A. Muetze and A. Binder, “Calculation of the influence of insulated bearings and insulated inner bearing seats on circulating bearing currents in machines of inverter-based drive systems,” Proceedings of the 5th International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), pp. 1068-1074, San Antonio, TX, May 15-18, 2005.

A. Muetze, “Towards a global optimization of electromechanical energy converters via exploitation of convex characteristics,” Proceedings of the 5th International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC), pp. 1639-1646, San Antonio, TX, May 15-18, 2005.

A.T. Bryant, P.R. Palmer, E. Santi, and J.L. Hudgins. A compact diode model for the simulation of fast power diodes including the effects of avalanche and carrier lifetime zoning. In PESC Conf. Rec., Recife, June 2005.

A.T. Bryant, Y. Wang, S.J. Finney, T.C. Lim, and P.R. Palmer. Numerical optimization of an active voltage controller for series IGBTs. In PESC Conf. Rec., Recife, June 2005.

N-A. Parker-Allotey, A.T. Bryant, and P.R. Palmer. The application of fuel cell emulation in the design of an electric vehicle powertrain. In PESC Conf. Rec., Recife, June 2005.

A. Muetze and A. Binder, “Generation of high frequency common mode currents in machines of inverter-based drive systems,” Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE), paper no. 492, Dresden, September 11-14, 2005.

A. Muetze and A. Binder, “Techniques for measurement of parameters related to inverter-induced bearing currents,” Proceedings of the 40th IEEE IAS Annual Conference, pp. 1390-1397, Hong Kong, October 2-6, 2005.

A. Muetze and Y. C. Tan, “Performance evaluation of electric bicycles,” Proceedings of the 40th IEEE IAS Annual Conference, pp. 2865-2872, Hong Kong, October 2-6, 2005.

A. Muetze, H. De Gersem, and T. Weiland, “Influence of teeth and cooling ducts on the HF common mode flux of inverter-fed AC Machines,” Proceedings of the 40th IEEE IAS Annual Conference, pp. 1350-1356, Hong Kong, October 2-6, 2005.

A. Muetze, “Scaling issues for common mode chokes to mitigate ground currents in inverter-based drive systems,” Proceedings of the 40th IEEE IAS Annual Conference, pp. 1860-1867, Hong Kong, October 2-6, 2005.

A. Muetze, “A contribution to identification of convex structures for global optimization of permanent magnet machines,” Proceedings of the 40th IEEE IAS Annual Conference, pp. 266-273, Hong Kong, October 2-6, 2005.

A.T. Bryant, D.M. Jaeggi, G.T. Parks, and P.R. Palmer. The influence of operating conditions on multi-objective optimization of power electronic devices and circuits. In IAS Conf. Rec., Hong Kong, October 2005.

L. Lu, S.G. Pytel, E. Santi, A.T. Bryant, J.L. Hudgins, and P.R. Palmer. Modeling of IGBT resistive and inductive turn-on behavior. In IAS Conf. Rec., Hong Kong, October 2005.

L. Lu, S.G. Pytel, E. Santi, A.T. Bryant, J.L Hudgins, and P.R. Palmer. Physical modeling of forward conduction in IGBTs and diodes. In IAS Conf. Rec., Hong Kong, October 2005.

Y. Wang, A.T. Bryant, P.R. Palmer, S.J. Finney, M. Abu-Khaizaran, and G. Li. An analysis of high power IGBT switching under cascade active voltage control. In IAS Conf. Rec., Hong Kong, October 2005.

Z. Wang, A.T. Bryant, J. Wu, and P.R. Palmer. Implementation and comparison of power diode models for system simulation. In PEDS Conf. Rec., Kuala Lumpur, November 2005.

M.M.R. Ahmed, G.A. Putrus, and S.S. Shokralla “A New Approach For Speed Control Of A dc Motor Fed From Ac To Dc Sepic Converter” 18th International Conference on Electricity Distribution, Turin, 6-9 June 2005.


2004

A. Muetze and A. Binder, “Practical rules for assessment of bearing currents in inverter-fed ac motors up to 500 kW,” Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM), paper no. 281, 5 pages, Krakow, September 5-9, 2004.

A. Muetze, A. Binder, H. Vogel, and J. Hering, “Experimental evaluation of the endangerment of ball bearings due to inverter-induced bearing currents,” Proceedings of the 39th IEEE IAS Annual Conference, vol. 3, pp. 1989-1995, Seattle, WA, October 3-7, 2004.

A. Muetze and A. Binder, “Calculation of circulating bearing currents in machines of inverter-based drive systems,” Proceedings of the 39th IEEE IAS Annual Conference, vol. 2, pp. 720-726, Seattle, WA, October 3-7, 2004.

A.T. Bryant, N-A. Parker-Allotey, and P.R. Palmer. The use of condition maps in the design and testing of power electronic circuits and devices. In IAS Conf. Rec., Seattle, October 2004.

G.A.Putrus, M.M.R. Ahmed, and L.Ran, “Integration of Fault Current Limiters in Power Distribution Networks”, IEE Development in Power System Protection Conference, Amsterdam, April, 2004.

 

2003

A.T. Bryant, P.R. Palmer, J.L. Hudgins, E. Santi, and X. Kang. The use of a formal optimisation procedure in automatic parameter extraction of power semiconductor devices. In PESC Conf. Rec., pages 822-827, Acapulco, June 2003.


A.T. Bryant, A.R. Bradley, N.A. Parker-Allotey, and P.R. Palmer. A hardware in the loop device testing system. In EPE Conf. Rec., Toulouse, September 2003.

 

2002

P.R. Palmer, A.T. Bryant, J.L. Hudgins, and E. Santi. Simulation and optimisation of diode and IGBT interaction in a chopper cell using MATLAB and Simulink. In IAS Conf. Rec., Pittsburgh, October 2002.

M.M.R. Ahmed, G.A. Putrus and L.Ran, “Predicting IGBT junction temperature under transient conditions”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, L’Aquila, Italy, 2002, pp. 100-1-100-4.

M.M.R. Ahmed, G.A. Putrus and L. Ran, “Power quality improvement using a solid-state fault current limiter”, Proceeding of the IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exhibition, Yokohama, Japan, October 6-10, 2002.